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Matt R

Preston VIC

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"Very skilled and lovely guy. Made it easy. Would use again. "

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Clayfield QLD

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Amanda L

Preston VIC

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"A job well done, and completed in very good time."

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Monterey NSW

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"Perfect! Great detail and communication throughout the process. "

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St James NSW

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"Pia is a hard worker, pleasant to deal with & she stays until the task is done. We would use her again and recommend her to other Taskers."

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Perth WA

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"Great job lovely lady"

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Sue C

Kelvin Grove QLD

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"Thanks Sue for perfectly altering my dress so it was the right fit and in time for me to wear it when I needed to aswell! "

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Recent Alterations reviews

"High quality of work, excellent service."

Sewing Badges

$40

"Thank you very much for your skilled work Anne! I am very happy with the product and am impressed with the effort that has been put in. Would not hesitate to recommend!"

Make two cushions

$40

"Great job Sam. Fast and accurate."

Cutting fabric

$25

"Thanks Sue, great communication and very fast turnaround time!"

Stitch me up!

$20

"Marina was excellent to deal with.Fantastic Job Highly recommended"

Sewing Name Tags onto clothes

$100

"Anne was really great in helping with a pile of sewing that had been mounting up. From simple button replacement, to creating a brand new item from scratch. She kept me well informed of her progress through out the job. I will definitely be using Anne again."

Help with some sewing

$30

What's the average cost of an clothing alteration expert

$40 - $140

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$40

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$72

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$140

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Why book local clothing alterations through Airtasker?

Perhaps your clothing doesn’t quite fit right, or you need a few clothing repairs? Book clothing alterations near you and get your favourite outfits ready to wear again, with the perfect fit. Your seamstress has the equipment and experience to work with your clothing and textiles so they can fit your exact measurements. Or they can match up missing buttons, repair broken zips, and even patch small holes. Your clothes will be ready to go in no time.

The best place to book clothing alterations near you is on Airtasker. We’ve got skilled and experienced tailors and seamstresses ready to take your pile of to-be-mended clothes or special occasion garment and make it just right.

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Top Alterations related questions

What are some common types of clothing alterations services?

It’s common to book clothing alterations for formal wear and special events. But many people also get their corporate wear or school uniforms altered so they fit well and create a professional impression.

What are the benefits of getting clothing altered or repaired?

Clothing alterations can help transform an average garment into your most flattering piece when it’s properly tailored to your body shape. And clothing repairs can help extend the life of your favourite clothing, saving you time and money you’d otherwise spend shopping for new items - plus, it’s better for the environment.

What’s the best way to prepare for clothing alterations?

Come to your clothing alterations appointment prepared with your garment(s) and notes on any changes you want made. If you’re having a fitting, bring or wear the shoes and undergarments you plan to wear with the outfit.

How do I find the best clothing alteration services near me?

The best way to know if you’ve found a skilled clothing alteration service near you is to check the reviews. Airtasker makes this so easy with a transparent reviews and ratings system so you know you’re only hiring the best.

How long does clothing alteration usually take?

Minor clothing alterations and repairs can take as little as an hour or two, but full dressmaking services for a detailed garment like a wedding dress may take up to 6 months. 

How much does clothing alteration cost?

Clothing alterations usually cost between $40-$140 on Airtasker. The cost of your clothing alteration service will depend on the type of garment, whether you need a repair or full custom dressmaking, the level of complexity involved, and how long it’s likely to take.

What does a clothing alteration include?

Your seamstress or tailor is skilled in working with textiles, but especially clothing, to create, repair, and alter clothing. Here are some of the most popular clothing alteration services and what you can expect when you book them:

Sewing

Need some custom sewing work to create a design from scratch, or custom-fit to your size? Hire a seamstress or dressmaker to create or customise your dress or garment. They’ll start by measuring your shape and size with a soft tape measure to ensure the perfect fit. They’ll consult with you on designs and fabrics, before choosing or customising a pattern and cutting out the pieces. They’ll sew your garment or dress, taking care to finish off any edges with an overlocking stitch. Most dressmakers will request you to come in for a final fitting where you can try on the (mostly finished) garment and they can make final adjustments.

Formal wear alterations

When you want to look your best, it’s so important that your clothing is tailored to perfectly fit. Whether you need bridal alterations, school graduation alterations, corporate wear alterations, or suit alterations, a professional seamstress can help. They’ll take your exact measurements and then ask you to try on the outfit or dress, ideally with the shoes you plan to wear. Then they’ll note or mark up any parts that need taking in or loosening, and where the hem needs to sit based on your shoe height. They’ll use a mixture of machine and hand-sewing techniques to alter your clothing and finalise everything with a final fitting before your event.

Clothing adjustments

Most clothing you buy off the rack won’t be the perfect fit, or you might need your favourite clothes adjusted as your body changes shape over time. Book clothing alterations near you to help with dress shortening, garment shortening, and even school uniform alterations for those kids who won’t stop growing. Clothing adjustments usually involve taking seams in or out, and adjusting the hem. Most hems have a few centimetres of extra fabric, so you can add extra length, or take it up for the perfect fit.

Clothing repairs

When your favourite dress or pants break, you don’t have to throw them away. Get a professional to take a look and see if they can save your garment with techniques like zipper repair, seam repair, new lining, hole patching, button sewing, and more. Extend the life of your clothing - it’s better for the environment and much more budget-friendly, too.

Recent Alterations tasks

Dye outdoor cushion covers

$40

Lilyfield NSW 2040, Australia

21st Nov 2019

Dye outdoor cushion covers from beige to navy small x 10

Fitting of seat cover

$50

Watson ACT, Australia

21st Nov 2019

I need the seat covers that I recently ordered fitted onto a Kia Cerato (back and front seats). Instructions included in the order.

Hem curtains and block out panels

$30

Ringwood VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2019

We have four 140 x 250cm curtains that we need shortened and hemmed. We can measure the drop. Block out blinds (four of the same dimensions) to also be affixed to the curtains and shortened to the same length.

Zipper Alteration

$20

Yeerongpilly QLD, Australia

18th Nov 2019

I need a zip for an outdoor enclosure shortened from 1.8m long to 1m long. Picture is an example of what the zip looks like

Great and friendly communication. First class work thanks Sue!!

Sewing two black tablecloths for a trade show

$100

Melbourne VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2019

Looking for someone to sew two four-sided tablecloths to fit cabinets of dimensions: - 1M long - 0.5M wide - 42 inch high The tablecloth edges must be as clean a right angle as possible. The tablecloths will slip over the cabinets from the top, so no gap in any of the sides is necessary. The tablecloths will be used to showcase computers. I can supply fabric or send a link to the fabric at Lincraft for you to purchase. Deadline is Tuesday 12th November, delivery to Melbourne CBD or I can pick up in the eastern suburbs.

Shyam made two custom sized tablecloths for a trade show. She has excellent customer service and superb sewing skills. The seams are neat, she takes great pride in her work and helped me work to a deadline. She made sure she understood what I needed repeatedly. Would definitely hire again.

Zip replacement

$30

Osborne Park WA, Australia

10th Nov 2019

The zip in my jeans needs replacing

Amazing work

Sewing cushion covers

$70

Cairns QLD, Australia

6th Nov 2019

I have material (upholstery thickness grade) want a couple cushions with zippers sewn up

Great cushion covers. Thank you very much.

I need dressmaker

$100

North Perth WA 6006, Australia

21st Nov 2019

Need a pair of men’s trousers made urgently.

Sofa repair

$150

Noble Park VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2019

I got my sofa burnt and the buRn is 2-3 inches. Just want to get it repaired ASAP. The fabric of the sofa is cotton

Cutting panels

$100

Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2019

I have four panels to cut into half (triangular shaped). See photo for reference. I need it done asap. I can bring the panels to you or your workplace. Sizes 300mm by 500mm by 30mm thk 600mm by 500mm by 30mm thk

Went the extra mile to ensure job's well done. Thanks Matt! Will definitely contact you again.

Dress maker - fix zip and seam

$30

Tuart Hill WA, Australia

14th Nov 2019

Need an invisible zip replaced in work dress. Also need a seam repaired in work skirt. Both navy.

Awesome work, job completed and picked up same day. Will use again. Thanks Sara.

Need clothing alternations

$50

East Melbourne VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2019

I have 2 Polo that need to fit me (currently size S but need a XS kind of feeling) and a hole patched up on one of my pants. All clothing are black and are Workwear. Submit offers please

Great person to fix your clothes. Very professional and absolutely kind! I recommend Charlotte to anyone that needs help with their clothing!!!

Hem 4 school dresses in Gordon

$90

Gordon NSW 2072, Australia

9th Nov 2019

My daughter needs three hemmed up this weekend. Prob need a sewing machine and to pick up and drop in Gordon.

Perfect job. Thanks

Sew 2 badges on leather motorcycle vest

$50

Strathpine QLD, Australia

21st Nov 2019

I require someone around the Strathpine Area to sew 2 new cloth badges onto a motorcycle vest, and finish sewing one semi-attached badge (the coloured flames). The flames are attached only along the straight bottom edge. The vest is real leather so you will need a leather needle in order to do this job. I would like to have this completed before Friday evening. P.S. Before anyone suggests other options, I went to Mister Minute at the local shopping centre, but he had too much work and did not want to do it!

Fix leather stitching in driver seat Hyundai

$100

Nerang QLD, Australia

21st Nov 2019

Stitching has came out getting worse pictures attached

Woman Dress Alteration

$10

St Kilda West VIC 3182, Australia

21st Nov 2019

I need someone who can do an alteration of a dress. Just want to remove the sleeves I prefer Around st Kilda so I can drop it off and pick it up easily.

Seamstress

$40

Rivervale WA 6103, Australia

18th Nov 2019

Need someone to put the hem up on two pairs of work pants

Great job lovely lady

Pick Up and Deliver Cushions

$100

Geebung QLD, Australia

14th Nov 2019

Need to pick up 2 x bundles of scatter cushion inserts from Ashmore, QLD and deliver to Geebung. Cushions should be wrapped into tight bundles and shouldn't take up more than 1 x car seat worth of room. Cushions can be picked up from 7.00am and need to be in Geebung by 9.00am.

Jamie completed the task at short notice and in the time frame required. His communication was excellent and provided regular updates throughout the task. Highly recommended.

Seamstress, Dress maker

$50

Broadbeach QLD, Australia

10th Nov 2019

Wide belt with Velcro fastening Optional on fabric

Great job, friendly service, I highly recommend

Seamstress/ Tailor for Outdoor Cushions

$50

Glendalough WA 6016, Australia

8th Nov 2019

Hey, i need to get two long outdoor seat cushions made. I have new waterproof material. I just need it stitched together. I can deliver the material to your home Cheers

Michelle made me two large outdoor cushion covers for my outdoor furniture. They were stitched perfectly and she completed the job within a few days of placing the order. Michelle is lovely to deal with and very prompt when replying. I will definately use your services in the future and recommend you to my friends and family. 😁

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